Monday, December 31, 2007

Happy Birthday Miss Sophie!

The Germans have many traditions which almost make me wish I was German. One of them is that around midnight on New Year's Eve they watch the movie "Dinner for One." Every year. The weird thing is, it's an English movie. It's only about ten minutes long. But it proves that laughter is an international language. And what better way to start the new year than with merriment. Check it out and see if you agree. And, even if you don't, I wish you a very happy new year!

8 comments:

thailandchani said...

Funny it is! I'd never heard about that as a German custom.

How interesting!

Swadee pi mai ka :)

mjd said...

Interesting custom...

Glückliches Neues Jahr, Molly

sMC said...

I have seen that before, but it always raises a chuckle. thanks for that.

heartinsanfrancisco said...

Happy New Year, Molly!

My daughter is visiting a friend in Germany and I can't wait to ask her if they watched the movie, which I've never heard of.

Isabelle said...

And a good New Year to you too, Molly. Looking forward to reading more of your excellent writing in 2008.

Stomper Girl said...

Happy New Year Molly.

meggie said...

I couldn't get it to play, but I will try again. I had never heard of it, either.

Happy New Year!

Dieter said...

yes Molly, this is one of the traditions half of our nation (like me) really likes and the other half (like my SO) is furrowing their brows, shaking their head about the other half of the nation.

Since last couple of years we met with friends and families on places without TV I nearly forgot about it. Thanks for bringing it back from Florida to Germany!

Wir wünschen Dir und Deiner Familie ein gesundes und glückliches neues Jahr!